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Donatien-Alphonse-Francois, Comte de Sade "All universal moral principles are idle fancies."

Marquis de Sade
(06/02/1740 – 12/02/1814)
French writer
Henry Clay, House Speaker (on a narrow sidewalk): "I, sir, do not step aside for a scoundrel."
John Randolph, stepping aside: "On the other hand, I always do."
(06/02/1773 – 05/24/1833)
US congressman (VA)
Thomas Hardy "Some folk want their luck buttered."

Thomas Hardy
(06/02/1840 – 01/11/1928)
English writer
John Hope "We have sat on the river bank and caught catfish with pin hooks. The time has come to harpoon a whale."

John Hope
(06/02/1868 – 02/20/1936)
US educator
Elda Furry "You had to stand in line to hate him."

Hedda Hopper
(06/02/1890 – 02/01/1966)
US gossip (Hopper painting by Red Skelton) , on Harry Cohn
Edwin Way Teale "Those who wish to pet and baby wild animals 'love' them. But those who respect their natures and wish to let them live normal lives, love them more."

Edwin Way Teale
(06/02/1899 – 10/18/1980)
US writer, naturalist
"Mental inertia is death."

T. Thomas Fortune
(10/03/1856 – 06/02/1928)
US writer
Jon Peters "We won't make a sequel, but we may well make a second episode."

Jon Peters
(06/02/1945 – )
US hairdresser/director , on "Batman"
"Our generation is the first to have grown up with TV. I'm one of the first kids that they watched grow up on television."

Jerry Mathers
(06/02/1948 – )
US actor (Leave it to Beaver)
"There are only two kinds of scholars; those who love ideas and those who hate them."

Emile-Auguste Chartier
(03/03/1868 – 06/02/1951)
French writer
"Let's tell young people the best books are yet to be written; the best painting, the best government, the best of everything is yet to be done by them."

John Erskine
(10/05/1879 – 06/02/1951)
US educator, writer, musician
Dana Carvey "Please, O ye Lord, keep Jim Bakker behind bars."

Dana Carvey
(06/02/1955 – )
US comic actor (SNL)
Lydia Koch "I'm not in the entertainment field, I'm in the confrontation field."

Lydia Lunch
(06/02/1959 – )
US singer, performance artist
George S. Kaufman Press agent: "How do I get our leading lady's name in your newspaper?"
George S. Kaufman: "Shoot her."
(11/16/1889 – 06/02/1961)
US writer
Vita Sackville-West "I have come to the conclusion after many years of sometimes sad experience, that you cannot come to any conclusion at all."

Vita Sackville-West
(03/09/1892 – 06/02/1962)
English writer (wife of Harold Nicolson, mother of Nigel Nicolson)
Nikki Cox "I'm a McDonald's girl; several times a week. Usually the two-cheeseburger combo meal. And I'm a nail-biter. If I didn't have fake nails, my fingers would be bloody stumps."

Nikki Cox
(06/02/1978 – )
US actor , was engaged to Bob Goldthwait
Andres Segovia "The piano is a monster that screams when you touch its teeth."

Andres Segovia
(02/21/1893 – 06/02/1987)
Spanish guitarist
Reginald Carey Harrison "I'm now at the age where I've got to prove that I'm just as good as I never was."

Rex Harrison
(03/05/1908 – 06/02/1990)
English actor
"Whenever there is a simple error that most laymen fall for, there is always a slightly more sophisticated version of the same problem that experts fall for."

Amos Tversky
(03/16/1937 – 06/02/1996)
Israeli-US cognitive psychologist
"Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that curiosity killed the cat, I say only the cat died nobly."

Arnold Edinborough
(08/02/1922 – 06/02/2006)
Canadian writer
Ellas Otha Bates "Don't let your mouth write a check that your tail can't cash."

Bo Diddley
(12/30/1928 – 06/02/2008)
US singer, songwriter